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Six serious safety hazards to avoid in manufacturing jobs
Six serious safety hazards to avoid in manufacturing jobs

Below are six of the most-common safety hazards in manufacturing settings: 1. Chemicals: Dangerous chemicals can be anywhere, from corrosive cleaning solutions to leaking battery acid. To reduce risk of exposure, all hazardous material in your facility should be clearly labeled. Safety instructions should be posted... Read More

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Workplace mobility, Internet of Things at heart of Zebra acquisition
Workplace mobility, Internet of Things at heart of Zebra acquisition

Zebra Technologies’ $3.45 billion acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ enterprise business brings together two long-time collaborators into one company that will be a significant player in the... Read More

Automation in Manufacturing conference looks at robotics on the rise
Automation in Manufacturing conference looks at robotics on the rise

The inaugural Automation in Manufacturing (AIM) Conference will feature presentations on how robotics are affecting manufacturing, and how that impact will continue into the future. Among the... Read More

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Prototyping peer-to-peer applications for the industrial Internet of things
Prototyping peer-to-peer applications for the industrial Internet of things

The industrial Internet of things, IIoT, is a very broad application space. The envisioned applications can be divided into three main architectures: A client/server architecture where a human,... Read More

New approaches to asset management yield big energy savings
New approaches to asset management yield big energy savings

There's widespread evidence—in the form of numerous analyst reports, articles, and case studies-that industrial companies have made great strides at becoming more energy efficient in recent years.... Read More

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Also don't miss out on the 2014 Maintenance Study. This report includes details on facility maintenance—time spent each week, scheduled shutdowns, levels of maintenance, outsourcing, training, technologies, and unscheduled downtime—as well as advantages to the top facility maintenance strategies.
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Right-angle servo gear reducers
Right-angle servo gear reducers

AutomationDirect has extended its SureGear line of precision servo gearboxes to include right-angle... Read More

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PCIe serial adapter card

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. announced 2 new PCI Express (PCIe) cards that... Read More

Moisture Barrier Paper
Moisture Barrier Paper

EcoShield Paper can readily be recycled into other types of paper products such as boxes,... Read More

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Hydraulic lift and tilt table

The BEHLTT series of hydraulic lift and tilting tables offer an ergonomic handling aid for workers... Read More

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